FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 29 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Gunners have winning an impressive 16 games, and losing 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2005, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Addicks in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 18 MarArsenal3 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2005/2006Mon 26 DecCharlton Ath.0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 01 JanCharlton Ath.1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2004/2005Sat 02 OctArsenal4 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sat 28 FebArsenal2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sun 26 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 1ArsenalPREM
2002/2003Sun 02 MarArsenal2 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.

Charlton Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 3 points from their 6 games thus far. Arsenal's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Charlton Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Arsenal 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.